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Several of the major tourist attractions in and around Charleston are now open or will be opening very soon.

Governor Henry McMaster officially announced yesterday that attractions can begin reopening to the public this weekend.  As a result, several are swinging open the doors right...

Barrier islands in the Lowcountry are teeming with wildlife, and nature walks are a great way to experience some of it.

Of course with COVID-19 putting some plans on hold, in-person nature walks might not be on the agenda right now.  Never fear  -  there...

Tourism numbers are in for 2019, and the news is good.

The first week in May is National Travel and Tourism Week.  This year’s theme in the midst of COVID was “The Spirit of Travel.”  Although the pandemic has thrown a giant wrench into things,...

The Isle of Palms has finally opened the door once again to short term rentals on the island.

As you are probably well aware, COVID-19 has wreaked havoc on businesses across the board, vacation homes included.

The Isle of Palms City Council met once again...

They are the Oscars of the food world, and the shortlist has been announced  -  the James Beard Finalists.

As I covered in this blog, the James Beard Awards are currently brewing.  Several Lowcountry establishments and people made the nominations list.

This James Beard...

Well, the COVID situation constantly evolves and changes, as does the response at the local level… so it’s time for an Isle of Palms update or two.

The Isle of Palms City Council has been holding emergency meetings left and right.  There was...

Loggerhead nesting time along the coast of South Carolina and beyond has officially begun.

May 1st marks the start of loggerhead nesting season, which will last through the end of October.

Loggerheads  -  those gentle giants of the sea, and unofficial mascots of the Lowcountry ...

7-Up may be a carbonated soft drink, but the 7-Ups are also a great guide on how to approach life.

A friend, Simon Guillebaud, shared something that is worth passing along.  For several years now, he, along with his wife and three young children, have...

Recently a former U.S. Surgeon General put together a list of simple ideas to survive lockdown.

It’s a great list.  In fact, the advice is so good, you could not only survive, but actually thrive during this unprecedented time in our history.

Dr. Richard Carmona...

It’s one of those win-win ideas that makes sense now more than ever: why not adopt a pet?

Most people are stuck at home under stay at home orders, if not in actual quarantine.  Here in South Carolina, as in the vast majority of states,...

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